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Dan Breen and the IRA

by Joe Ambrose

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Mercier Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • British & Irish history: from c 1900 -,
  • Ireland,
  • History / Europe

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8996292M
    ISBN 101856355063
    ISBN 109781856355063

    The Officers refused and were shot by Dan Breen. This was the start of the War and this book gives you an insight into to the life and times of Dan Breen and Ireland at that time. The Irish Civil war followed and this led into what I believe to be the saddest episode in Ireland's history.5/5(1).   Alongside his comrades in the Third Tipperary Brigade of the IRA, Dan Breen became one of the most infamous and controversial IRA leaders of his generation. With the Civil War over, Breen went to prohibition America, and ran a speakeasy. He returned to Ireland to become a politician, and was the first Republican to enter the Free State parliament/5().

    Alongside his comrades in the Third Tipperary Brigade of the IRA, Dan Breen became one of the most infamous and controversial IRA leaders of his generation. With the Civil War over, Breen went to prohibition America, and ran a : Dan Breen. Our senior hurlers have already confirmed Dan Breen status for next year, putting in tremendous work over the past 12 months. We urge every Holycross - Ballycahill man, woman and child to head into Semple Stadium this coming Sunday 3rd of November at pm, to support the lads as they aim to top off an already successful year for the club.

    Alongside his comrades in the Third Tipperary Brigade of the IRA, Dan Breen became one of the most infamous and controversial IRA leaders of his generation. With the Civil War over, Breen went to prohibition America, and ran a speakeasy. Ireland, irish republican army, guerilla training / Republic of ireland / Guerilla forces and histories / Unconventional warfare / Resistance / Guerilla and counter-surgency operations / Colonial wars / Civil wars / Personal experiences / Autobiography, individual / Personal observations / Anglo-irish war / History / Barry, tom,


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Out of 5 stars Comparison of My Fight for Irish Freedom v Dan Breen & the IRA. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Novem Verified Purchase. stunning book about Irish history in the 20th century.

In my view better written & an easier flow of writing than "My Fight for Irish Freedom'' by Dan Breen (I own both books)/5(5). Dan Breen and the IRA book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Dan Breen started the War of Independence. He was the leader of the /5. Alongside his comrades in the Third Tipperary Brigade of the IRA, Dan Breen became one of the most infamous and controversial IRA leaders of his generation.

With the Civil War over, Breen went to prohibition America, and ran a speakeasy. He returned to Ireland to become a politician, and was the first Republican to enter the Free State : Mercier Press, Limited, The. Dan Breen and the IRA, page 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 /5(32).

Daniel “Dan” Breen (Irish: Dónall Ó Braoin) (11 August – 27 December ) was a volunteer in the Irish Republican Army during the Irish War of Independence and the Irish Civil War. In later years, he was a Fianna Fáil politician. Most certainly one of the best books pertaining to the troubles from to have survived over the years.

Dan Breen in great detail describes his ascendancy to the top rung of the organization then known as the Irish volunteers (Later the IRA) in his native county Tipperary and the ensuing life on the run, the inevitable price to be paid for his part in the Soloheadbed Ambush in /5(42).

Dan Breen started the War of Independence. He was the leader of the Third Tipperary Brigade and he sustained 22 bullet wounds evading the British. Get this from a library. Dan Breen and the IRA. [Joe Ambrose] -- Dan Breen was sometimes known as the 'Thug with Blood on His Hands' because of his involvement in the ambush and killing of two RIC policemen at Soloheadbeg - a political and historical controversy.

Buy Dan Breen and the IRA by Joe Ambrose (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5). Following the War of Independence and the Civil War, Dan Breen, the man who fired the first shots at Soloheadbeg, fought a decades-long battle to win the pension rights he believed to be his due Author: Ronan Mcgreevy.

Joe Ambrose's Dan Breen and the IRA Dan Breen has long been overdue a modern biography and this is indeed the account many of us have been waiting for. Fair, balanced and very detailed it takes us from Breen's earliest days through his revolutionary career in both Ireland's War of.

Peter Berresford Ellis reviews Dan Breen and the IRA by Joe Ambrose, Mercier Press, ISBN £ pbk DAN BREEN'S My Fight for Irish Freedom was one of the first books on the War of Independence that I read as a teenager. Dan Breen was to become the best known of them.

At first they were condemned on all sides. They became outlaws and My Fight describes graphically what life was like 'on the run, ' with 'an army at In a group of young men barely out of their teens, poorly armed, with no money and little training, renewed the fight, begun into drive /5.

My Fight for Irish Freedom [Dan Breen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(15). Dan Breen and the IRA. Dan Breen and the IRA. by Joe Ambrose. EUR ($) in stock. More Details; Dan Breen started the War of Independence. He was the leader of the Third Tipperary Brigade and he sustained 22 bullet wounds evading the British.

After the War of Independence, he fought in the Civil War, taking the Republican side when it. Not really any useful information, but Dan Breen is a distant relative of mine. I live in Canada, but own a copy of his book.??. Who is this. I added the part about Samuel Fahy helping Dan Breen.

Samuel Fahy was my31 January (UTC) I'm a non-user, I just like to read stuff on Wikipedia. By using this website, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with the cookie policy Ok, got it.

nAlong with his comrades in the Third Tipperary Brigade of the IRA, Dan Breen became one of the most infamous and controversial IRA leaders of his generation. This book analyses Breen’s involvement in the War of Independence and the Civil War,his role within Fianna Fail,his turbulent relationship with De Valera and his alleged Nazi sympathies.

Directed and edited by Marcus Howard. A documentary looking at the lives of Dan Breen and Sean Treacy, who kick started the Irish War of Independence along with.

Volunteers Dan Breen, Sean Treacy, & Seamus Robinson of Tipperary took a momentous decision to sieze the day, which proved a good judgement call. Their timely blow opened an historic guerilla campaign, which ultimately led to the withdrawal of British forces from most of Ireland, after years of military occupation.

The following month the IRA made a final and more concerted attempt to ambush French. Around a dozen Volunteers were involved, including Seán Hogan, Dan Breen, Seán Treacy and Martin Savage, a lieutenant in the 2nd Battalion of the Dublin Brigade.Dan Breen, one of the most feared of the IRA gunmen, in his autobiography, recounted his activities during "The Troubles" and offered a rationale behind the commission of some admittedly less-than-savory actions.

Source: Dan Breen "My fight for Irish freedom", Dublin, Anvil Books ; pp., Alongside his comrades in the Third Tipperary Brigade of the IRA, Dan Breen became one of the most infamous and controversial IRA leaders of his generation.

With the Civil War over, Breen went to prohibition America, and ran a speakeasy. He returned to Ireland to become a politician, and was the first Republican to enter the Free State parliament.